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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian options
Closes soon: 14:30 Reopens 16:30
$$$$ Price range per person $61
402 W 43rd St, New York City
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New York City, New York, USA

After a long walk around The Actors Studio, go to this restaurant and have a rest here. Italian cuisine is served at Esca. Visit this place for a break and try mouthwatering branzino, oysters and swordfish. Good lemon pie, gelato and biscotti may be what you need. Order the delicious house wine, martinis or bourbon offered here. It's a must to taste great espresso, latte or tea when visiting this spot.

At this restaurant, you can hold any event, whether it's an anniversary, a wedding or a birthday party. The accommodating staff works hard, stays positive and makes this place great. Guests mention that the service is spectacular here. Attractive prices are what you are to pay for your meal. At Esca, people can enjoy the pleasant atmosphere and beautiful decor. This place began attracting its visitors due to the Zomato rating of 4.3.

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Esca - Amazing service food was exquisite - sheer excellence - it's all about the little details and Esca nailed it! Dinner last night at Esca with our family of eight was phenomenal. I haven't had better service in years and one of the top Italian meals we've had. Dinner with the extended family, the atmosphere, and the food took my wife and I back to numerous trips to Italy. I personally had the Spaghetti All'Aragosta and the infusion of chilies and mint made it a unique but delightful dish. Most in our party had seafood and commented on the fresh nature and flavors of each meal. Dave, the owner, personally came out to check on our experience midway through our meal. The atmosphere was great, I love the new, updated look. Unfortunately, it's winter and we weren't able to be outside. I have a hearing issue in many restaurants due to the loud ricocheting noises, but I did not have any challenges hearing the family at our table of eight last evening. Finally, the service. We're picky about food and service, nothing but brilliance last evening. It's rare in 2019, almost 2020, to find excellent service. Throughout our dinner we were showered with attention and never wanted for anything. I haven't had service this good since my grandmother used to make food for me as a little boy (and she made sure that I ate everything). Good service makes the difference. Combine amazing service with remarkable food, 5 stars all the way around. It was my niece's 22nd birthday and an event she won't forget.
A really lovely casual Mediterranean vibe. Came for a family dinner and really enjoyed. The wait staff was so lively and joking around with us. I had the seafood soup which was too fishy for me but I think it was the fish of the day. The swordfish was great as was the fried seafood platter. Their drinks were very interesting
First time here. Fresh seafood. A bit on salty side for every dish to give a "taste of the ocean". Nice wine list. Great service. Would have given it 5 stars but note to management. Don't take a reservation for 2pm if kitchen closes at 2:30. Also tell the guy not to be cursing especially when customers are around even if it's a "downtime" between lunch and dinner. People notice. And people post it on yelp......
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402 W 43rd St, New York City, New York, USA
Features
Booking Сredit cards accepted Outdoor seating Wheelchair accessible No Wi-Fi No takeaway Parking TV
Opening hours
SundaySun 11:30-14:00, 16:00-22:00
MondayMon 17:00-22:00
TuesdayTue 12:00-14:30, 16:30-22:00
WednesdayWed 12:00-14:30, 16:30-22:00
ThursdayThu 12:00-14:30, 16:30-22:00
FridayFri 12:00-14:30, 16:30-23:00
SaturdaySat 12:00-14:30, 16:30-23:00

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